U.S. Troops, Back in Iraq, Train a Force to Fight ISIS
American officials say the trainees will be ready to take on ISIS by mid-February.. United States training program for Iraqi Army forces who are going to engage Islamic State militants in spring offensive is taking shape; American officials saying Iraqi troops will be prepared by mid-February; American presence in Iraq is expected to grow to more than 3,000 personnel and will be solely focused on fight against Islamic State.
ISIS Releases 200 Yazidi Captives in Iraq - NBC News
BAGHDAD ��� At least 200 people from the minority Yazidi group have been released from captivity by ISIS, Kurdish military officials in northern Iraq said. Pes.
A Desert War on ISIS, Fought From a Floating City
Aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson in the Persian Gulf, Navy fighter jets engage in a ballet of coordinated movements in their mission against the Islamic State.. Navy fighter jets aboard USS Carl Vinson in the Persian Gulf launch off the carrier daily to carry out attacks against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria; pilots and aircrews struggle with danger and boredom during six-hour round-trip missions.
Discord Persists About Woman Said to Be a Wife of ISIS Chief
Lebanese officials say they have detained a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamic State, but Iraqi officials say she was never married to him.. Lebanese officials continue to disagree with Iraqi officials over whether a woman they detained, identified by some as Saja al-Dilaimi, is wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, head of Islamic State jihadist organization; Iraqi officials say that woman was never married to Baghdadi and has relatives in a rival extremist group.
Online Video Purports to Show Japanese Hostages Threatened by ISIS
The militant linked the ransom demand to a Japanese offer of assistance to enemies of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL, which controls a large amount of territory stretching from Syria into Iraq. The group says it is seeking to establish.
Heres why ISIS demanding $200 million ransom from.
. Japanese captives. Posted on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM in Politics | Leave a Comment. By The Right Scoop. ISIS is pure evil, but apparently thats not the only reason they are demanding $200 million from the Japanese prime minister:��.
Rationale for Another Romney Candidacy: He Wouldve Prevented ISIS
. The former governor and his advisers are in fantasy-land.
ISIS Demands $200 Million To Spare Two Japanese Hostages In New Video
The video purports to show an ISIS member threatening to kill two Japanese men unless they receive a $200 million ransom in 72 hours. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the pairs lives were his ���top priority.��� Originally posted on Jan. 19, 2015.
UNBELIEVABLE: ISIS executes 13 for watching SOCCER.
DAILY MAIL ��� ISIS militants have executed 13 teenage boys for watching the Asian Cup football match between Iraq and Jordan last week. The young football fans had been caught watching the game on television in the Iraqi��.
How ISIS Drives Muslims From Islam
Young Arabs are boldly speaking out against rule by Shariah.. Thomas L Friedman Op-Ed column highlights the online backlash against Islamic State by young Muslims declaring their opposition to rule by Islamic law; observes that Islamic State has blown lid off some long simmering frustration in Arab world by claiming to speak for all Muslims and promoting puritanical form of Islam.
Pro-ISIS group hacks IOW County website | WAVY-TV
ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) ��� Isle of Wight officials confirm the countys website was hacked Friday evening by a group with a pro-terrorist message. The chilling words, ���I love ISIS,��� were posted at the top of the��.
New Video Shows ISIS Threatening Lives of Japanese Hostages
A new video purports to show a member of the Islamic State (ISIS) threatening to kill two Japanese hostages. Two men, Kenji Goto Jogo and Haruna Yukawa, appear in the video which is filmed in the same style to those that showed James Foley, Steven .
ISIS ���Cyber Caliphate��� Hacks US Military Command Accounts
The Cyber Caliphate, a hacker group claiming association with terrorist group ISIS, today seized control of the @CENTCOM Twitter and YouTube accounts that represents U.S. central military command. The hackers tweeted a��.
The US Military Just Got Hacked By ISIS - Business Insider
In the message, the CyberCaliphate identified itself as being under the auspices of ISIS. It included links to what it described as leaked military files. It then began posting screenshots it described as China scenarios..
A Boy in ISIS. A Suicide Vest. A Hope to Live.
Usaid Barho, a Syrian teenager who gave himself up rather than bomb a Shiite mosque, is one of thousands of children recruited by the Islamic State militants.. United Nations reports that Islamic State is focusing on military and religious training of children in effort to form entire generation of fighters devoted to violence as a way of life; Unicef adviser Laurent Chapuis says while children have been recruited in past wars, mostly as supporters, messengers or spies, ISIS is aggressively exploiting children to take active roles in fighting.
Who Is ISIS? An open source investigation : The Corbett.
In August, President Obama ordered airstrikes over northern Iraq to combat the ISIS threat, warning Americans that the bombing would be a ���long-term project.��� The airstrikes have been endorsed by Pope Francis, and after��.
Under ISIS Fire, Love Conquers
A young couple on opposite sides of enemy lines in the town of Dhuluiya pulled off a daring plot to marry.. Dhuluiya Journal; town is one of many Iraqi communities torn asunder by invasion of Islamic State, and although part of it successfully repelled the jihadists, its residents remain almost totally surrounded; young couple on opposite sides of enemy lines get married by smuggling the bride out of town by boat.
Religion of peace, though: ISIS members shown throwing.
From Fox: ISIS released video showing series of graphic executions, including a stoning of a woman and 2 gay men thrown off roof. #fox35. ��� Jorge K Gonzalez (@jorgekgonzalez) January 15, 2015. Graphic video and stills��.
ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Wounded By Iraqi Airstrike Near Syrian.
Calling al-Baghdadis survival ���a miracle,��� al-Abadi said that the ISIS chief, who he said spends most of his time in Syria, had been moved to another location by ISIS after being injured in the airstrike. The Iraqi leader also said that while ISIS may.
Japans Abe Faces Great Risk, Little Reward in ISIS Hostage Crisis
PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL-JAPAN-DIPLOMACY-ABE Japans Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on during a press conference with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Jan. 20, 2015, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Abbas Momani���AFP/Getty Images .
Rand Paul Doubles Down on Anti-ISIS Strikes
By holding firm on the anti-ISIS strikes, the likely 2016 presidential nominee is echoing the arguments made by President Obamas Pentagon, moving him further away from his previously atypical position on military involvement in the Middle East that.
ISIS Releases New Propaganda Video
In the latest video released by the Islamic State, the British hostage John Cantlie described a failed rescue attempt and encouraged the United States and Britain to negotiate with his captors.
ISIS and Vietnam
There are parallels between the war in Vietnam and the conflict now in Iraq and Syria that havent been fully explored.. Thomas L Friedman Op-Ed column draws parallels between Vietnam War and current situation in Iraq and Syria; contends that most Iraqi and Syrian Sunnis have embraced or resigned themselves to Islamic State group because they were systematically abused by pro-Shiite regimes of Syrian Pres Bashar al-Assad and Iraqi Prime Min Nuri Kamal al-Maliki; warns that challenge America faces in fighting Islamic State is its tacit alliance with Syria and Iran.
ISIS Militants Capture Jordanian Fighter Pilot in Syria
The Jordanian military confirmed that one of its pilots had been taken hostage after reports that an F-16 went down in northern Syria.. Islamic State militants take Jordanian Air Force pilot hostage after his F-16 fighter jet goes down during military mission in northern Syria; group asserts that they had shot down plane along with antiaircraft missile, claim that United States denies.
REPULSIVE: ISIS throws men to their death��� for being gay.
The depraved, sadistic horror of the latest videos and photographs posted on the internet by Islamic State (IS) is almost impossible to contemplate. They show two men bound and blindfolded as they are manhandled to the��.
New ISIS hostage video includes change in tactics
CAIRO -- A video released online Tuesday by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) shows two purported Japanese hostages on their knees, as a man wielding a large knife says they will be executed unless the group receives $200 million in ransom in.
ISIS Frees 200 Elderly Yazidis; Reportedly Too Expensive.
In August, tens of thousands of Yazidis fled when ISIS militants captured the town of Sinjar near the Syrian border, but hundreds of others were captured by the extremists, and some forced into slavery, according to human��.
Teasers for ISIS TV Channel Taken Down Before First Broadcast
Video footage purporting to be from a soon-to-be unveiled 24-hour Islamic State news channel has gathered momentum in jihadi forums and on ISIS social media, prompting speculation the Islamist group may soon amplify its already high-budget propaganda .
ISIS Goes Medieval on Gays
A thread links these atrocities to this months murder of four Jews at a kosher supermarket in Paris, beyond the fact that the culprits in both cases are Islamist fanatics (if of different sects���the murderous Kouachi brothers were trained by al Qaeda.
In Battle to Defang ISIS, U.S. Targets Its Psychology
Officials acknowledge they have barely made a dent in the larger, longer-term campaign to kill the ideology that animates the terrorist movement.. Internal conference between Maj Gen Michael K Nagata and experts he convened to discuss ideology that drives Islamic State group offers view of struggle to understand groups appeal and ways to combat its influence; Nagata has been picked by Pres Obama to train American-backed army of Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State.
Backed by U.S. Airstrikes, Kurds Reverse an ISIS Gain
The two-day offensive, which involved 8,000 Kurdish fighters, was the largest one to date in the war against the Islamic State.. Surge of American airstrikes helps Kurdish forces recapture territory in Iraq from Islamic State militants and opens path for autonomous Kurdish region to Mount Sinjar in west, near Syrian border.
ISIS Pisses Off Pacifist Japan by Taking Hostages
TOKYO ��� Last week, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged $200 million in non-military assistance to support countries affected by the campaign against ISIS during an ongoing six-day Middle East tour. Today (January 20th Japan time), The Islamic State .
Meet the Americans on the Front Lines in the Fight Against ISIS
When the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) surrounded the Yezidi tribes on Sinjar Mountain in August last year, Dean Parker was at his job as a commercial painter in the U.S.. That evening, he saw news reports of Kurdish fighters trying to.
Canadas special forces clash with ISIS in Iraq
Canadian special forces exchanged gunfire with fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group in Iraq in recent days, in the first confirmed ground battles between Western troops and ISIS, a briefing heard Monday. ���My.
ISIS Has Executed Scores in Iraq This Month, UN Says
Two men believed to be members of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, who were accused of banditry, were tied by their arms to a cross and then shot in the northern city of Mosul; two other men who had been accused of homosexual acts were .
From Antwerp to Aleppo -- and back: Europes nightmare
Of those who have gone, there appears to have been a sharp shift toward joining the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the last year. Van Ostaeyen writes: If there is one important difference between those who left during the first wave and the.
Why Wont Anonymous Target ISIS?
One of the targets will be Saudi Arabia, a Sunni Muslim nation that has long been suspected of supporting ISIS and other hardline terror groups. However, the Saudi government has dismissed Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Malikis claims that it arms and.
ISIS Executes Two Men For Being Gay By Throwing Them.
ISIS, the terrorist group known also as the Islamic State or ISIL, Thursday released images of an execution of two unnamed men who were convicted of homosexuality. The executions were carried out in Iraq, either in Mosul��.
The Horror! The Horror!
The nightmare of Islamic State lies less in the barbaric images of beheadings than in the sense of powerlessness they provoke.
Chicago Man Is Indicted on Charge of Trying to Aid ISIS
Mohammed Hamzah Khan, a 19-year-old Muslim, was charged with trying to travel to Syria in October to join the terrorist army trying to overthrow governments in the Middle East.. Federal grand jury indicts Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19-year-old Muslim from Chicago, on terrorism charges; is one of several disaffected Muslims in West who had become radical and tried to travel to Middle East to fight alongside Islamic State.
Who is Really Behind ISIS? - The Corbett Report
But even the most cursory examination of ISISs past, its connections, and the actors populating it reveal a very different story than the one we are being asked to believe in. Fake terrorists. Foreign backers. False flags.
ISIS Is Cited in Hacking of Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube Accounts
Messages posted on the U.S. military accounts, the hackers claimed, listed the names and phone numbers of military personnel, but the documents appeared to be public records.. United States Central Commands Twitter and YouTube accounts are compromised by hackers who claim to be part of Islamic State group, and messages sympathetic to group are published on accounts; breach is embarrassment for Defense Dept, and some critics question security measures Central Command has in place for their social media accounts.
Graft Hobbles Iraq’s Military in Fighting ISIS
The Iraqi military and police forces had been so pillaged by their own leadership that they all but collapsed this spring in the face of the advancing Islamic State fighters.. Rampant corruption and patronage that caused Iraqi military to all but collapse in face of Islamic State militants now threatens to undermine American-led offensive in region; US has insisted that Iraqi military act as conduit for new aid and armaments to those willing to fight ISIS, but some weaponry has already ended up on black market; Sunni tribal leaders have urged US to provide salaries and weapons directly to tribes.
Reappearance of ISIS Jihadi John Highlights Intelligence Black Hole
Hes ISISs most notorious recruit, a figure familiar from media reports around the world and yet Jihadi John has yet to be formally identified by the global security services, who seemingly have no idea where he or his hostages are. New footage.
Tunisia: ISIS Fighters Claim 2 Killings
Tunisian fighters with the Islamic State group have claimed responsibility in a video for the assassinations of two left-wing politicians.. Tunisian fighters with Islamic State are claiming responsibility in video for the assassinations of left-wing politicians Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi in 2013; are threatening more assassinations before Tunisias presidential runoff.
Found: The Islamic States Terror Laptop of Doom | Foreign.
Abu Ali says the fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), which have since rebranded themselves as the Islamic State, all fled before he and his men attacked the building. The attack occurred in January in a��.
Allure of ISIS for Pakistanis Is on the Rise
The Islamic State is not operating in Pakistan, officials say, but militants are beginning to invoke its name and some are pledging their allegiance.. Islamic State is not operational in Pakistan, but analysts say its victories have encouraged militants in country, who are using the ISIS name to raise money and bolster recruitment; nonjihadist groups are seizing upon power of brand, and even symbolic presence of group is raising concern.
ISIS Threatens to Execute Two Japanese Hostages.
The militant group ISIS has threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless Tokyo hands over $200 million within 72 hours. In a video posted online Tuesday, a masked man clad in black and holding a knife stands over two��.
Embedded German Reporter: ISIS Plans to Kill Hundreds of.
Liberals keep insisting that Islam is a religion of peace, but what these Islamic terrorists really are, is this generations reincarnation of the Nazis. Case in point? ISIS is allegedly on a mission to kill hundreds of millions in a��.
ISIS Video: Americas Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our.
In a new video, ISIS shows American-made weapons it says were intended for the Kurds but actually were air dropped into territory they control.
Iraqs Leader Requests More Aid in Fight Against ISIS
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, in Brussels for a meeting of nearly 60 nations at NATO headquarters, said he needed aid for military training and reconstruction.
A Force to Fight ISIS Has Manpower, but Little Firepower
As the U.S. dispatches advisers to Iraq, the police of Nineveh Province, who have experience in battling the jihadists, have been largely abandoned.. Iraqi police in Nineveh Province find themselves largely abandoned in fighting Islamic State militants because Shiite-led government is fearful regions police officers, who are primarily Sunni, will sell weapons to jihadists or, worse, join them.